Bedfordshire Case Study

University of Bedfordshire Case Study

Q Associates help with building a Smart Storage Strategy at the University of Bedfordshire.

The challenge:

With over 60% of its existing NetApp storage estate approaching an important end of standard support milestone, the University of Bedfordshire wanted to carefully consider its next steps: take up a new premium-priced extended support agreement; initiate a partial hardware refresh; or replace the entire estate with entirely new FAS arrays.

“This was a big commercial, rather than a technology-driven, decision for us”, explains Minesh Chikniwala, Deputy CIO (Operations and Services) at the University of Bedfordshire. “We were happy with NetApp and eager to leverage our existing in-house expertise with this vendor.”

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